Keeping Child Car Safety Seats Out of Landfill
A program to recover and recycle old, unwanted and potentially unsafe child car safety seats will take a major step forward with a grant from the Australian Government through the National Product Stewardship Investment Fund (NPSIF). The grant will enable the development of SeatCare, a program that aims to help the public safely dispose of … Continue reading Keeping Child Car Safety Seats Out of Landfill
Manufacturing Strategy Targets Clean Energy and Recycling
Manufacturing is set to receive a boost in certain sectors and industries as part of the Australian Government’s recently released Modern Manufacturing Strategy. Designed to support and drive ‘economic recovery and future resilience’ the Strategy aims to establish Australia as a nation capable of high-quality production underpinned by science and research. Creating jobs and scaling-up … Continue reading Manufacturing Strategy Targets Clean Energy and Recycling
Productivity Commission Inquiry into Repair
Repair is often raised as a potential contribution to waste reduction by way of extending product life and ensuring proportionate policy reform. The Australian Government recently released terms of reference for the Productivity Commission’s inquiry into the Right to Repair in Australia. Consumers, or third parties, can face challenges when having to repair products that … Continue reading Productivity Commission Inquiry into Repair
New EPA Victoria Guidelines for Business
New policies, laws and regulations can result in changes that require new levels of knowledge. Understanding the obligations associated with government reforms and amendments is an essential step towards better managing risks and ensuring compliance. EPA Victoria recognises the importance of support tools and information for business, and this month released six new guideline documents … Continue reading New EPA Victoria Guidelines for Business
Next Level Product Stewardship Keynote Session
The relevance of product stewardship is gaining momentum in policy circles and several industries, but how do we move beyond collection and recycling schemes to more effectively address life-cycle environmental priorities and stimulate new business opportunities? Equilibrium’s John Gertsakis will be presenting one of the keynote sessions at the SA Waste & Resource Recovery Conference … Continue reading Next Level Product Stewardship Keynote Session
Recycling Bill enters Parliament
Recycling and waste reduction continue to receive unprecedented attention in Australia as gov [...]Continue Reading ...
Vote #1 Environment
Australians will be submitting their postal votes and heading to the ballot boxes later this [...]Continue Reading ...
Considerations for Victoria’s single use plastic ban
Earlier in March, the Victorian Government announced a phase out ban of single use plastics b [...]Continue Reading ...
Stewardship for Solar Panels Moves Forward
Work led by Sustainability Victoria has taken a positive step forward in responsible manageme [...]Continue Reading ...